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Saturday April 24, 2021
Oregon softball wins 2-1 on controversial call while Stanford protests game
Coming off series losses to UCLA and Washington, the Oregon softball team got back on track as they beat Stanford on Friday in a 2-1 pitching duel. They walked it off in the seventh despite a questionable call and Stanford playing the game under protest. Brooke Yanez started on the mound for the Ducks, with her ERA creeping over 2.00 for the first time all season. She struck out the side in the ...
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Saturday April 24, 2021
Love Of Mother Prompts Lake Oswego School Superintendent To Resign
Lake Oswego School District Superintendent Dr. Lora de la Cruz submitted her letter of resignation effective June 30, 2021 to the Lake Oswego School Board, which will contemplate a response and next steps at the public board meeting on Monday, Apr. 26. Dr. de la Cruz's need to be in a more proximal location to her immediate family in large part due to health issues that her mother is facing is ...
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Saturday April 24, 2021
Simple stop by Police discover Guns, Drugs, and Cash in car
PORTLAND, Oregon - On April 23, 2021, at 7:57 a.m., a Portland Police Bureau officer assigned to the Central Precinct drove by a parked, no plated vehicle with a subject asleep at the wheel. The vehicle was parked near the intersection of SE 14th Ave and SE Main St. The officer stopped to investigate and could see a firearm inside the car. Notice of the find sent other officers to the scene and ...
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Saturday April 24, 2021
Senator Ron Wyden Joins Colleagues to Reintroduce Child Care for Working Families Act
Washington, D.C. – Oregon’s U.S. Senator Ron Wyden said today he has joined U.S. Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., and colleagues to introduce the Child Care for Working Families Act, comprehensive legislation to address the child care crisis and ensure that working families can find and afford high-quality child care. “Working families in Oregon and across the nation have long been struggling to na ...
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Monday April 26, 2021
Jewish Lawmaker in Oregon Targeted by 'Hateful Antisemitic Attack'
An Oregon legislator who has been pushing for stronger gun safety measures was targeted by a neo-Nazi flyer campaign on Wednesday, in what she described as a “hateful antisemitic attack.” Rep. Rachel Prusak (D), who represents the West Linn district in the Oregon House of Representatives, disclosed that several flyers containing antisemitic stereotypes and Holocaust imagery were posted in Clack ...
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Friday April 23, 2021
A Beaverton Oregon teacher says white teachers should be bold like the Capitol rioters
BEAVERTON, Oregon - An Oregon college district hosted a summit in which contributors hoped to inspire white educators to be as daring as Capitol rioters. They pressured others into pursuing “anti-racist” ideology. In particular, encouraged White educators to be as bold as Capitol rioters and pressured others into pursuing "anti-racist" ideology and some teachers emphasized a need for White te ...
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Friday April 23, 2021
Oregon Woman Dies After Getting J&J vaccine, CDC investigating
PORTLAND, Oregon - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating the death of a woman who was living in Oregon after being given the Johnson & Johnson's COVID vaccine. The Oregon woman in her 50s developed a rare blood clot before two weeks of receiving the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. Health officials learned of the investigation on Tuesday, two days after the U.S. Centers for ...
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Friday April 23, 2021
Several people dead in auto accident near Bend
BANDON, Oregon - Several people have died in a vehicle crash on Highway 101 on the Oregon coast near Bandon. Early Thursday morning calls poured into 911 reporting that someone was driving dangerously with a California license plate in a red Mitsubishi, making unlawful u-turns on the highway and excessive speeds and near-collisions U.S. Highway 101 was closed for about six hours after the acci ...
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Friday April 23, 2021
Climate change and denial of the obvious
Climate change mitigation consists of actions to limit global warming and its related effects. This involves reductions in human emissions of greenhouse gases as well as activities that reduce their concentrations in the atmosphere. Fossil fuel combustion accounts for 89% of all CO 2 emissions and 68% of all GHG emissions. The most important challenge is to eliminate the use of coal, oil and gas ...
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Thursday April 22, 2021
How To Go Whale Watching On The Oregon Coast
OREGON COAST - Whale watching on the Oregon coast is a fun activity people enjoy year round, but especially during the winter and spring whale migrations, where up to 25,000 gray whales pass the Oregon coast. Here are some tips to get you started on your whale watching journey. When And Where To Go Whale Watching On The Oregon Coast. From mid December through January almost 25,000 gray whal ...
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Thursday April 22, 2021
Oregon's wolf population increasing compared to 2020
SALEM, Oregon - Oregon's gray wolf population continued to climb in 2020, with at least 173 individuals documented by year's end, according to state wildlife officials. The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife released its annual Wolf Conservation and Management report Wednesday, which includes a minimum known count based on verified evidence such as tracks, sightings and remote camera photog ...
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Thursday April 22, 2021
Oregon woman arrested, charged with murder of 7-year-old son
OGLE COUNTY, Oregon - The mother of an Oregon boy who died in February has been booked into the Ogle County Jail. Sarah Safranek, 34, is charged with three counts of First Degree Murder of 7-year-old Nathaniel Burton. According to charging documents, Safranek suffocated Nathaniel. One count alleges brutal and heinous behaviour. One count alleges a cold, calculated, and premeditated manner, a ...
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Wednesday April 21, 2021
Former Oregon U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Furse Dead at 84
PORTLAND, Oregon - The woman who represented northwestern Oregon in Congress for three terms in the 1990 has died. Her husband John Platt said she suffered from complications after she fell, all too common for the elderly. She was 84 when she died on Sunday. Furse helped five Oregon tribes regain federal recognition, represented Native American rights, and worked to advance the rights of women ...
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Wednesday April 21, 2021
9,000 gallons per minute  helped Organic Valley Creamery owners relax
PORTLAND, Oregon - KGW’s Sky8 helicopter was able to capture smoke rising from the Organic Valley creamery. The view showed emergency responders attempting to put out the fire Tuesday afternoon. “I’m told they were putting down roughly 9,000 gallons of water a minute,” said Mark Pfeiffer, vice president of internal operations for Organic Valley. Residents were told they could return home on ...
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Wednesday April 21, 2021
The Springfield City In ' The Simpsons' Was Based On Town In Oregon All Along
OREGON - Simpsons creator Matt Groening has revealed the location of the real Springfield: It's in Oregon. In an interview with Smithsonian magazine, posted online Tuesday, Groening credits the name to the hit TV show Father Knows Best. The show "took place in the town of Springfield, and I was thrilled because I imagined that it was the town next to Portland, my hometown," he says. "When I ...
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Wednesday April 21, 2021
Oregon Real ID deadline is looming
PORTLAND, Oregon - Beginning Oct. 1, anyone hoping to board an aeroplane must have identification that is compliant with the Department of Homeland Security’s tighter airport screening process. A simple Oregon driver's license that does not have the Real ID option does not meet that criterion. And so far, the Oregon Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) says they've only issued about 177,000 Real ...
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Wednesday April 21, 2021
47-year-old Oregon Man Arrested and Charged with Sexually Exploiting a Child
PORTLAND, Oregon - The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Oregon announced on Tuesday a man from North Bend has been charged with sexually exploiting a female minor. On April 15, 2021, a federal grand jury in Eugene returned a three-count indictment charging Shannon Stacey Weatherbee, 47, with the sexual exploitation of children. Weatherbee is accused of knowingly attempting to force ...
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Tuesday April 20, 2021
A proposed Oregon gun law could be the toughest in the United States
SALEM, Oregon - A vote by the Oregon legislature might be the toughest gun law in the United States. A proposed gun storage law that would be among the toughest in the U.S. could be voted on as early as Monday in the Oregon Legislature; those for the law say it will save lives and those against say it could lead to deaths. Hundreds of people have testified about the controversial law. Pa ...
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Monday April 19, 2021
Oregon In Process Of Getting a new state song
Oregon’s official state song, "Oregon, My Oregon," was adopted through Legislative action in 1927. The song was written in 1920 by John A. Buchanan, a former Oregon State Representative and municipal judge from Astoria, and the music was composed by Henry B. Murtagh for a competition to identify a state song, sponsored by the Society of Oregon Composers.

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Monday April 19, 2021
Overflow sewage grease clogs sewer line at NE 160th near Burnside Street
PORTLAND, Oregon - City crews responded to a sewage overflow on NE 160th Avenue just north of Burnside Street to find a sewer line clogged by grease. They reported to the area around 2 p.m. and cleared the blockage around 6:30 p.m.

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Sunday April 18, 2021
Man killed by Portland Police officer in Lents Park identified
PORTLAND, Oregon - Portland authorities have identified the man who was shot and killed by a police officer in Southeast Portland on Friday as 46-year-old Robert Douglas Delgado. The Oregon State Medical Examiner's office concluded that Delgado died of "a single gunshot wound." His family has been notified of his death. By Saturday evening, a memorial had already formed at Lents Park, where ...
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Sunday April 18, 2021
19-year-old Hugh Moyes dies in auto crash
On Friday, April 16, 2021 at approximately 10:30 P.M., Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a vehicle collision on Hwy 95. Apparently, a Subaru Tribeca driven by 51-year-old Heidi Dunn of Spokane Valley, Washington, was northbound passing in a no passing zone and collided crashed into the boys southbound Toyota Tacoma. The young man, Hugh Moyes is from Battle Mounta ...
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Sunday April 18, 2021
21-year-old Josue Sanabria of Aloha Killed After Car Crashes Into Tree
On Saturday, April 17, 2021, at 11:49 p.m., Washington County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a car crash in the 6600 block of SW River Road south of Hillsboro. When deputies arrived with emergency medical crews, they found a man who had been driving a 1990 Nissan 240SX and gone off the road about 20 feet and crashed into a tree. The driver, 21-year-old Josue Sanabria of Aloha, was the o ...
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Sunday April 18, 2021
Oregonians continue to defy national standars by refusing to wear health  masks
PORTLAND, Oregon - Oregonians have a history of doing things their way. And often it's a good way, inventive, challenging, and progressive. Only time will tell if defying health standards and refusing to wear masks will earn Oregon as a rebel state, leader, or leading in new covid deaths. Many US states have removed or reduced COVID-19 restrictions. But it appears Oregon could defy the trend ...
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Saturday April 17, 2021
Portland cop Zachary Delong on administrative leave after shooting
PORTLAND, Oregon - The officer involved in a shooting on April 16, 2021, is Officer Zachary Delong, an 8-year veteran of the Police Bureau assigned to East Precinct. He is now paid on administrative leave per Bureau policy. Portland Police said they have completed the on-scene investigation at Lents Park at 4727 SE 92nd Avenue. The confrontation was intense enough that police officers around th ...
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Saturday April 17, 2021
Police declared Riot condition after windows smashed in Portland protests
PORTLAND, Oregon - Police in Portland, Oregon, said Saturday they arrested four people after declaring a riot Friday night when protesters smashed windows, burglarized businesses and set multiple fires during demonstrations that started after police fatally shot a man while responding to reports of a person with a gun.